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Rogers RO3010 PCB

The Rogers RO3010 laminates are products with competitive prices having great electrical and mechanical stability. With this stability, the broadband components’ design is simplified, allowing the utilization of materials in different applications over a wide range of frequencies. The characteristics of this material make the RO3010 laminates great for circuit miniaturization.

The design of this circuit board has to do with the microwave circuit’s electrical performance requirements. This is manufactured from high-frequency high-quality insulting and laminated material. It possesses great mechanical strength and high signal anti-interference ability.

This PTFE ceramic-filled laminate/composite can be utilized in applications reaching 77 GHz. At room temperature, it has a dielectric constant of 11.20, which can reach 40 GHz. Asides from this, its dissipation factor at 10 GHz is 0.0022, which is suitable for patch antennas, GPS antennas, direct satellite applications, and automotive radars.

Its mechanical properties are usually consistent no matter the dielectric constant chosen. This allows the development of multi-layer board designs by the designer. These multi-layer board designs utilize different materials for dielectric constant for individual layers, without facing reliability or warpage problems.

Its expansion coefficient is similar to that of copper. This allows the material to show great dimensional stability, with etch shrinkage. The RO3010 can be transformed into PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards) making use of standard processing techniques of PTFE circuits, with minimal modifications.

General Parameters

Rogers Ro3010 PCB

The Roger RO3010 has a dielectric constant of 11 and a dissipation factor of 0.0022. It also has a Td of 500 °C. Its flammability rating is UL 94-VO, which indicates that PCB material specimens shouldn’t burn with combustion for over 10 seconds. Its peel strength and water absorption values are 9.4 lb/in and <0.1%. Also its thermal coefficient and thermal conductivity values are 11 ppm/°C and 0.79 W/m/K respectively.

Benefits

  • Has ISO 9001 certification
  • Great for use with board designs having multi-layers
  • Material has dimensional stability and has an expansion coefficient similar to that of copper. This permits more surface mounted assemblies. Also, this makes them great for applications that are sensitive to changes in temperature. With this, great dimensional stability is ensured.
  • Dielectric constant is stable versus frequency and temperature. This makes the roger RO3010 great for microstrip patch antennas, voltage-controlled antennas, and band pass filters.
  • Its mechanical properties are uniform for a range of dielectric constants. This makes them ideal for board designs with multi-layers for a range of dielectric constants. Also, suitable when used with epoxy glass board hybrid designs with multiple layers.
  • Low dielectric loss. This laminate can be utilized in applications up to 77GHz.

Applications of Roger RO3010

Antenna Systems

The Rogers RO3010 is designed to meet the challenges antenna designers face, which includes the high requirements of antenna systems used by the military as well as automotive radar systems that are advanced. These solutions provide different dielectric products for feed networks, antennas, radiating elements, and phased arrays.

Patch Antennas

At any frequency, Rogers RO3010 provides different thicknesses and dielectric constant to ensure space and bandwidth requirements. These options also include the stability of the dielectric constant over temperature and thickness control for conformal antennas and thick antenna structures.

Phased Array

For phased-array antennas, before going ahead to choose circuit laminate materials for them, some key designs to consider include stable and low loss performance and dielectric constant uniformity. The advanced materials used here are specifically designed to be used in antenna fabrication, high speed and multilayer RF digital boards.

Conformal Antennas

The Roger RO3010 is also great for non-planar uses, and has been successful in different conformal antenna applications involving simple curvatures, which includes small diameter cylinders.

Active Electronically Scanned Array

Designs made up of multilayer structures that are complex in nature are usually common here. The Roger RO3010 controls mechanical and electrical properties to ensure phase accuracy over temperature and frequency. High thermal conductivity and low CTE ensures more reliability compared to power cycling.

Communication Systems

The innovative materials used in Rogers RO3010 ensure advancement in microwave and RF technology and great functionality of the microwave communications systems. Regarding complex microwave applications, laminates with high-frequency won’t just deliver low loss, they also deliver well-controlled dielectric constant. Most RF subsystem applications reveal that controlling the dielectric constant for that material may be very critical, just like controlling the substrate thickness.

Power Amplifiers

 Rogers has been well-known for providing materials for advanced and RF microwave power amplifiers and the Rogers RO3010 is not left out. High thermal conductivity, great long-term aging features under heat, stability over temperature, and low loss, offer the highest power output and efficiency possible.

Low Noise Receivers and Amplifiers

There’s a need for low noise amplifiers to function efficiently across different environmental conditions, and this is where the Rogers RO3010 comes in. The low loss, as well as the thermally-stable RF materials goes a long way in achieving the best performance even in environments that are very demanding.

Control Circuitry of Digital Communications

For advanced systems of microwave communications, precision circuitry becomes important in maintaining the high-speed signals’ integrity. The low loss materials of the Rogers 3010 supports lower crosstalk, higher data rates, and faster switching. The design of the RO3010’s composites is for skew reduction via using relatively low fiberglass and flat glass content.

WiFi and Handheld Device Cellular Antenna

The Roger RO3010 is useful for Wifi and handheld device cellular antennas. This is because most handheld devices have WiFi and cellular antennas. This ensures even the smallest of mobile devices has access to the internet through local WiFi access points or global mobile networks. It also has the ability to convert the device into a hotspot. With high performance antennas, you are sure to have reliable connectivity, as well as access to different global frequencies and wireless standards.

Conclusion

The Rogers RO3010 laminates have great electrical and mechanical stability. This ensures the simplifying of the broadband components’ design, allowing the utilization of materials in different applications over a wide range of frequencies. This circuit board is manufactured from high-frequency high-quality insulting and laminated material. Its mechanical properties are usually consistent no matter the dielectric constant chosen. Its expansion coefficient is similar to that of copper. This allows the material to show great dimensional stability, with etch shrinkage.